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tv   Arts and Culture  Deutsche Welle  December 3, 2019 7:45am-8:01am CET

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british photographer breach taliban. robin road is a south african artist based in berlin he uses many visual languages from painting to street art photography to film live improvised performances sculpture and installations anything goes and his canvases range from bulls in the rough parts of his hometown johannesburg so walls in major museums around the world hippy by guest in just a minute 1st more about him and his art. robin road grew up in apartheid era south africa and made a name for himself with street art he moved to berlin 17 years ago and is now well established on the global contemporary art scene as an artist in south africa's young democracy road address the country's new possibilities the hopes and the fears of the buildings in johannesburg where his campuses. even today he has
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a difficult relationship with the white woman's of galleries and even of his studio fortunately ole road needs to make oh it is a great idea and something to draw with. just. for. she is another road oh i took the sign to say you didn't have. a bit of a broad road who joins me in the studio welcome thank you so much as i said you're based here in berlin and you once said lynn gives me the breathing space what have internalised in south africa's just that mean it's still south africa is it your inspiration so the africa will always remain an inspiration for me it's my roots are in south africa but i think of being in berlin allows me that space off the
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fiction to have that distance away from a very vibrant viddy conflicted jogger fee set the country so i think the distance being in germany being in berlin the specially i think is very helpful for my state of mind ok i would just bowl and inspire you as well but lin has inspired me really interesting ways it's been more. to be able to access these thought equal differences with its architecture with its european r.t.c. with its within modernity i think that being able to access that has been has been a very potent inspiration for me in my work i want to talk to you about bicycles because you feature them quite a bit different. and i know there's an interesting story concerning apartheid that sort of has to do with box of the story goes back many many years it goes back to the 2nd world war. and it's regarding this of african soldiers and
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the forms of compensation. world war 2 soldiers who volunteered to fight for that had forces. were given different forms of compensation white soldiers were given land and soldiers of color black soldiers and guarded soldiers indian soldiers. were given bicycles. completely false so to me it's quite a stretch in a mansion i can imagine that your performance is very. improvise ational. then you also work on walls in just that i feel is quite the opposite it's very rigid meant it what you're doing there you have a whole crew who work for us and you're a risk sort of disciplined rhythm you say you do this and you do that so why is that is is it your traction of different disciplines or is there another reason why
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you offer these are these a viddy important reason to exert a level of discipline and order in a society being nice on the street corner in the city that he's quite dangerous that has a lot of risk in humans do it in a work on a wooden janice book in a in a very complex neighborhood that he's suffering with high levels of drug abuse is highly. of unemployment. and in that circumstance you need to create a kind of group. understanding and that is through discipline and through responsibility i give every single individual in the sponsibility to paint read blue purple green and so forth and they they toss these 2 to manage that all that rule that pencil and the results of wonderful wonderful that you're paying. for
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many years of exercise and practice and i have no mazing but complex complex group of young people that support in south africa i mean also on these walls or what you what you call stop frame animation used i like that feeling for me fulfillment somehow starting from beginning to end and i did one animation in palestine now tell us a bit about that is extraordinary well you know i do have to point in south africa way to proceed janice but when i felt. the conditions they were becoming extremely complicated with criminality and so forth so it became a quite a dangerous situation for myself and i thought why not just the danger and go to pakistan you know so that's ok. but but but more i was thinking of trying to find a jew graphical battle well
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a political battle and i've been traveling into the west bank for the last 4 years and i was deeply moved by situation. especially the city of judy ko. by this or this particular place one of the oldest if not the oldest inhabited city in the world that it did 1000 years and i felt that this was an interesting space for me to bring my contain plea practice and money. that with the ancient wolf. there are some extraordinary results of that and. we've we've just about done we should just mention you're in both spoke at the coons busy until favorite a big exhibition that also if people are interested of kosher on instagram show that. way you getting more and more phone lumens thanks very much the big if you want another little bit robin road. time now for $100.00
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german must reads german literature it's published in english and if you'd like to know more about the 20th century european history specifically in austria the vienna melody by view it's about the lives and loves of different parts of a family who own live in the same apartment block in vienna. how would you feel about living in a gorgeous mansion in one of the world's most beautiful cities oh there's no cats you just have to live here with your whole family pretty generations under enormous sound like fun. the family is part of vienna high society for a century they've made the best pianos in austria maybe the world but their legacy is in danger just like their country the vienna melody by no tyrant as an austrian family saga with cameos by hitler freud and emperor of france joseph there are
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affairs a dual even murder and the wealthy jewish girl who marries into the family turns out she might be the reason the lovesick crown prince killed himself. we are good austrians it is unthinkable that we should include anyone in our family who has aroused displeasure in the highest circles oh shut up our sister polling arouse displeasure in the highest circles when she was only 5 years ago. but scandal is the reste of their worries the ultra family and its traditions unravel as austria becomes part of nazi germany. or was an austrian jew who escaped to the us he wrote this book during world war 2 to explain the austria that he loved and saw it disappear.
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the british photographer rachel taliban has a predilection for the sable specifically the waves now on the southeast coast of england with all the interest in recent times of how climate change is affecting us as the straight only too well for oceans power of the ocean. when the sea churns in wales when the tides come in and gales with the water that's when british way photographer rachel tull of art springs into action. i'm just going to watch the way stress tonight show. on the beaches of england's south east coast she takes spectacular photos of the scene as if she were out in the midst of it it is. photographing waves means dealing with
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a constantly changing subject. that if you could say that if you get one really big right the next to me to be after it at this beach and many beaches were forced to be big. so you get people who see the 1st before i take a picture and then they're looking at the camera there's 2 more coming. rachael ton of our troops international attention with her photo series sirens she took the pictures during especially intense storms involving winds up to 150 kilometers per hour and waves as high as 15 meters it was the 8th of february try to 60 which are storm images and i spent the day here 2nd where we are now and it was 6 hours of utterly exhausting utterly pretty and photographer. she gave every wave she photographed for the series a name taken from methodology medusa. decide in making the giant waves
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seem like raging gaunts or demons. if you freeze the sea at a really far shots a spate a 1000th of a 2nd or thereabouts there are amazing shapes. and this is an example this one is called loki the norse trickster god looks like he's talking to good law for. a. different temperature has only his love to seize mysterious and an earthly qualities but she also senses that now if poses an entirely new kind of menace i spent a lifetime looking at the say i'm not this coast and i'm not a scientist but it fails to me that the incidence of severe still on this case has grown which from the photographic perspective based quite exciting but is obviously also has other ramifications to tell more. but when the sea
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becomes smooth and tranquil at ebb tide it's time for rachel tom the part to head home again. like i suppose she's not interested in a kong say mole stories or halts in culture from around the world website r.t.w. dot com slash culture.
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